Book Sale Information
Current Book Sale
This month’s Focused Sale is all about children’s books. Please stop in to see the collection of kids and young adult books available for purchase through the month of June.
In July the Focused Sale will change to mysteries, movies and music.
Of course we always have a great selection of Fiction and Non-fiction books for sale on the book shelves inside the front door and on the shelves in the conference room.
We welcome donations of all books in good condition for both adults and children. We also welcome unabridged books on CD, music CDs and movie DVDs as long as they are in their original box.
We cannot accept:
- Books with mold or water damage
- Magazines (including National Geographic)
- Text books over 3 years old
- Technology books/manuals over 2 years old
- Vinyl records
- VHS tapes
When and where do I bring my donations to the library?
We accept donations all year long, except for the two weeks before our Spring and Fall sales. Please bring them in any time the library is open. If you have a lot to carry, see the person at the circulation desk to have the door near the handicapped parking opened. Please do not leave donations in the lobby or at the door.
What happens to donations?
Donated items are screened for use by the library and then cleaned if necessary. If they do not go to the library shelves, they are sorted, priced and put into categories for the book sale. We do not have a lot of sorting room so they go into category boxes in the order in which they arrive. Only signed books are alphabetized. Items that are not in sellable condition are placed on the free shelves near the library copier or sent to the recycling room at the dump.
Can I get a tax deduction?
The library will be happy to give you a form that thanks you for your donations but does not put a monetary value on them. Ask for the form when you bring in your donation items.
More questions about donations?
What categories do you use for the BOOK SALES?
CHILDREN/ YOUNG ADULT
LITERATURE / DRAMA
SPORTS & MARITIME
Antique contains books older than 1920.
Literature/Drama includes short stories, essays, and plays
Miscellaneous includes business, crafts, dance, electronics, politics, technology, and woodworking.
Self-help contains: philosophy, psychology, yoga, ‘how-to’ for personal growth.
Special contains all categories with special pricing based on high value items.
Transportation includes planes, trains, automobiles, motorcycles, etc.
Children’s books include; board books, STEAM, as well as Activities and Games